Bring it, 17!

I’m home alone for the first time in 2017. I’ve been overwhelmed with family time and laughs and love!! (In fact my sternum still hurts from laughing with my sister 10 days ago!) I’m so thankful for the time I’ve had with family and even more thankful for the peace I have to officially start … More Bring it, 17!

Hurray for Skirting!

This has been a long time coming, and it was well worth the wait!  Our home finally has an enclosed underbelly! ❤️ the house retains its heat better, It’s quieter, and it looks better!  I’m So excited to close the chapter on the “functional repair phase” and begin the “cosmetic phase”!! Paint and trim and … More Hurray for Skirting!

I Messed Up

I put the air filter in wrong, and my furnace froze.  AC has been off all day and it’s hot in here! I hate it when I do dumb things! I’ve been so preoccupied the last few weeks, and it’s messing with me.  I’ve been diving into Gods word so much lately because I’m at … More I Messed Up


Living out in the country certainly has its challenges.  Our low population area doesn’t get attention when the power goes out until the bigger cities get fixed, there aren’t many (and sometime aren’t any) contractor options to get help, running a well for water has its own set of challenges, and finally there is never … More Rats

Bathtub Blues

ok, I’ll admit this title may be a little misleading.  This post IS about installing our new bathtub but the emotions behind it weren’t necessarily the blues.  It very easily could have been, but it turned out to be pretty hysterical instead.  Let’s start at the beginning: We have a bathroom that is 60 inches … More Bathtub Blues